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AGB Stars Migration fom the Central of the Milky Way Galaxy to Our Sun’s Birthplace and Its Relation with Silicon Carbide Grains
American Journal of Astronomy and Astrophysics
Volume 1, Issue 1, May 2013, Pages: 8-14
Received: Mar. 4, 2013; Published: Jun. 10, 2013
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Ahmad Hashem Abdelhadi, College of Arts and Sciences, New York Institute of Technology, Amman 11184, Jordan
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Silicon carbide grains found in meteorites are peculiar in their age and isotopic ratios; they formed before the Sun was born, and their isotopic signature indicates that they come from a different galactic region. This work aims to seek a possible paradigm for such richness and peculiarity through Monte Carlo simulation of scattering of Asymptotic Giant Branch (AGB) stars off molecular cloud. Such approach randomly generates AGB stars in regions close to the Galaxy bulge and examines possibility of migration to outer regions by scattering off molecular cloud. A successful explanation to this problem will influence how we think nuclides were formed and then distributed in the Galaxy and will shed new light unto the age and the chemical evolution of the Milky Way Galaxy. Thus, it is important that we know where do they come from and how do they end up in our backyard?
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Silicon Carbide, AGB Stars, Molecular Clouds
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Ahmad Hashem Abdelhadi, AGB Stars Migration fom the Central of the Milky Way Galaxy to Our Sun’s Birthplace and Its Relation with Silicon Carbide Grains, American Journal of Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 1, No. 1, 2013, pp. 8-14. doi: 10.11648/j.ajaa.20130101.12
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